Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. Adds Frederick G. Van Zijl to the Board of Directors

LEWIS CENTER, Ohio, Oct. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCQB: MEEC) ("ME2C®" or the "Company"), a global leader in mercury emissions control for the power industry, today announced that Frederick “Rick” G. Van Zijl has joined the Board of Directors, effective October 8, 2018.

Mr. Van Zijl has held key business development, leadership and underwriting roles over his 28 years as a banker and investor, including Managing Director with The Fortress Special Opportunity Fund, Head of U.S. Leveraged Finance at Barclays Capital and Managing Director in Investment Banking with Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Richard MacPherson, President and CEO of ME2C, commented: “We are very pleased to welcome Rick to the Board and leverage his invaluable experience. His financial skills and expertise in strategic planning and business development will enhance the Board’s capabilities that are necessary to oversee the Company’s strategy.”

"ME2C’s innovative and patented technology to capture mercury is un-paralleled, and I look forward to working with the executive management team and board of directors to recognize the full value of the technology over the long-term,” said Rick Van Zijl. “In the years ahead, I look forward to utilizing my expertise to assist ME2C® with achieving its growth objectives."

For additional information on Rick Van Zijl, as well as other members of the Board of Directors for ME2C, please visit https://ir.midwestemissions.com/board-of-directors.

About Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (ME2C®)
Midwest Energy Emissions Corp. (OTCQB: MEEC) delivers patented and proprietary solutions to the global coal-power industry to remove mercury from power plant emissions, providing performance guarantees, and leading-edge emissions services. ME2C has developed patented technology and proprietary products that have been shown to achieve mercury removal at a significantly lower cost and with less operational impact than currently used methods, while preserving the marketability of fly-ash for beneficial use. For more information, please visit www.midwestemissions.com.

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Company Contact:
Richard MacPherson
Chief Executive Officer
Midwest Energy Emissions Corp.
Main: 614-505-6115

Investor Relations Contact:
Greg Falesnik
Managing Director
MZ Group - MZ North America
Main: 949-385-6449


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Source: Midwest Energy Emissions Corp.